Praying through Grief: Poems and Meditations for Healing
"They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies." William Penn With classic texts from the Bible...
The Wild Land Within: Cultivating Wholeness through Spiritual Practice
Spiritual practices are wildly popular today--and for good reason. But they can lead to distressing encounters with wounds we didn't even know we had. In The Wild Land Within, spiritual companion Lisa Colón DeLay helps us consent to God's healing in wounded places so we are able to fully receive the fruits of our spiritual practices.
You Can Change: Stories from Angola Prison and the Psychology of Personal Transformation
Can people make positive changes in their lives that really last? To answer this question, Dr. Mark W. Baker wound up interviewing inmates in the largest maximum-security prison in the United States, located in Angola, Louisiana. Baker uses stories from inside Angola, along with his decades of experience as a clinical psychologist, to show all of us how to change our lives for the better--no matter who we are or what we've done.
Dear Daughter of a Narcissistic Mother: 100 Letters for Your Healing and Thriving
Danu Morrigan, author of the bestselling You're Not Crazy--It's Your Mother, returns with a book of encouraging letters written for fellow daughters of narcissistic mothers to offer friendship and a steadfast path to healing.
Reclaiming Rest: The Promise of Sabbath, Solitude, and Stillness in a Restless World
What does pressing pause look like? In Reclaiming Rest, Kate H. Rademacher explores the gifts of solitude, stillness, and Sabbath rest in a world of motion and noise. Ultimately, Rademacher claims, pausing for sacred rest pierces our illusions of self-reliance and control--and that's good news. What if keeping the Sabbath is not only a command to obey but a gift to reclaim?
Make a Move: How to Stop Wavering and Make Decisions in a Disorienting World
Facing big decisions can lead to frustration, anxiety, and confusion. "It would be so much easier if life just came with a road map!" But life doesn't work like that--it's full of twists and turns, the unexpected and the unforeseen.
In Make a Move, Stephanie Williams O'Brien offers practical steps for moving through the experiments of life, so that we can narrow down the choices and discern God's leadership.
How Not to Be Afraid: Seven Ways to Live When Everything Seems Terrifying
Fight, flee, or freeze: are these our only options for responding to fear? In How Not to Be Afraid, Gareth Higgins addresses seven common fears and invites us to change the course of our stories through seven habits of hope rooted in Celtic spirituality. Pointing us toward tenderness, empathy, and gentle encounter with others and with our deepest fears, Higgins helps us discover that peace is the path to itself.
12 Tiny Things: Simple Ways to Live a More Intentional Life
In a culture that says bigger is better, it is subversive work to take tiny, lasting steps toward learning and growth. In 12 Tiny Things Ellie Roscher and Heidi Barr journey with us through twelve essential areas of life--space, work, spirituality, food, style, nature, communication, home, sensuality, creativity, learning, and community--inviting us to take one tiny action at a time to open up growth and renewal.
Sacred Balance: Aligning Body and Spirit through Yoga and the Benedictine Way
In Sacred Balance, certified yoga instructor and spirituality blogger Melinda Emily Thomas helps you align body and spirit through two timeless traditions: yoga and the Benedictine Way. Studded with illustrations of basic yoga poses and ideas for wellness, prayers, and meditations, Sacred Balance offers an abundance of wisdom for daily life that guides us toward peace and wholeness.
Mansions of the Heart: Exploring Seven Stages of Spiritual Growth
In Mansions of the Heart, author R. Thomas Ashbrook tells of discovering a new path of spiritual transformation and offers seekers a way to move forward on their own spiritual paths. Mansions of the Heart offers a step-by-step guide based on Teresa of Avila's seven mansions.
To Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers: Notes for Self-Care and Self-Love
There's so much that many daughters have never heard from their mothers: advice, support, compliments, validation, encouragement. Simple but life-healing, each entry in To Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers offers daughters of those with this destructive personality disorder the loving, supportive words they have longed to hear.
You Can Talk To God Like That: The Surprising Power of Lament to Save Your Faith
In You Can Talk to God Like That, pastor Abby Norman shows us that we can talk honestly to God, despite what we may have been told. You'll be encouraged to express your anger and pain to God and feel relief that you can be honest even when things are not okay. Learn to reclaim this ancient practice of lament and refresh your relationship with a God who has always wanted your whole self.
You're Not Crazy - It's Your Mother: Understanding and Healing for Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers
Do you find yourself feeling emotionally bruised, upset, and confused after being in contact with your mother? If so, it is possible your mother has narcissistic personality disorder. You're Not Crazy--It's Your Mother explains what NPD is, and what it means for you. This book will help you undertake a journey of recognition and recovery: of moving on, healing, and claiming your own self as the wonderful, vibrant woman you really are.
Chronically Fabulous: Finding Wholeness and Hope Living with Chronic Illness
In Chronically Fabulous, Marisa Zeppieri, the founder of LupusChick, provides helpful principles, personal stories, and occasional recipes that support whole-life thriving with the depth, smarts, and helpful spiritual advice that her dedicated blog readers have come to expect. For anyone looking for hope and resources when your body's immune system is compromised, this is the perfect start to a chronically fabulous you.
The Conscious Enneagram: How to Move from Typology to Transformation
The Enneagram illuminates the painful truth of where we are and inspires us with the promise of where we could be. In The Conscious Enneagram, Abi Robins takes the system further by connecting those dots and explaining the path from patterns to promise. Through practical, easy-to-understand coaching, storytelling, and personal inquiry, this book shows how to use the Enneagram to radically change the way we think, feel, and move through the world.
You Don't Owe Anyone: Free Yourself from the Weight of Expectations
You Don't Owe Anyone invites perfectionists, workaholics, people pleasers, and strivers to make surprising choices that free us from the weight of expectations. Caroline Garnet McGraw's personal stories serve as a compassionate witness and a wakeup call, inspiring us to move our life in new, positive directions. She shows us what it looks like to refuse to over-function in the old ways, empowering us to move past perfectionism to heal our hearts.
Dear Doctor: What Doctors Don't Ask, What Patients Need to Say
In the form of an open letter from patients to their doctors, spiritual writer and professor of medical humanities Marilyn McEntyre brings to light the hidden fears, desperate needs, deepest hopes, and heartfelt truths that many feel doctors overlook in their approach to health care. Ultimately, Dear Doctor is an important first step to begin a dialogue between two communities that often have a very large disconnect.
Fulfilled: Let Go of Shame, Embrace Your Body, and Eat the Food You Love
Today's culture has distorted how women view our bodies. But God longs for you to embrace your body, eat with freedom, and live with a deep confidence that you (and your body) are loved exactly as you are. In Fulfilled, nutrition expert Alexandra MacKillop explores physical, mental, and spiritual health through a non-diet lens, encouraging you to respect your body, honor your hunger, and embrace the unique size and shape that God created for you.
First and Only: A Black Woman's Guide to Thriving at Work and in Life
A map for finding on-the-job success, challenging systemic racism, and seeking inner healing through the power of faith, First and Only is a guidebook for every Black woman who has had to work twice as hard to be perceived as half as skilled. Trainer and activist Jennifer R. Farmer skillfully blends helpful tips with stories from psychologists, activists, and organizational experts, equipping Black women to lead others and heal past wounds.
The Great Belonging: How Loneliness Leads Us to Each Other
Loneliness has reached epidemic proportions, according to many sources. In an age of mobility and fraying civic life, we are all susceptible to its power. In The Great Belonging, writer and spiritual director Charlotte Donlon reframes loneliness and offers us a language for the disquiet within. Ultimately, Donlon claims, we can find connection that emerges from honesty, and she offers tools, resources, and practices for transforming loneliness into true belonging.
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